A talk on The History of Boomhall

A Talk on Boomhall, a Georgian Villa, Stables, Walled Garden and Landscape Parkland occupied in the past by Major Merchant Families engaged in the Emigration and Goods Trades with North America, Caribbean and the Baltic, as well as being major players in administration of India and South Africa.

RCN commend CRC in Good Relations Week 2020

RCN’s Chair John Waddell and Director Kate Clifford commended the Community Relations Council for its support to RCN and the peace process over the last 30 years as part of Good Relations Week 2020.

Richard Hayward’s East Antrim Pt2: Remembering Richard Hayward

As part of Good Relations Week, we have been exploring the life of Richard Hayward. You can find out more in this 1½ hour talk recorded at PRONI in October 2014 where former BBC journalist and author Paul Clements outlines the life and work of the celebrated writer, actor and singer who died in 1964.

Reaching Out

Online interview with Claire Hackett, Falls Community Council; Glen Bradley, Northern Ireland Business & Human Rights Forum and Sean Murray, Clonard Residents Association on their experiences of cross community engagement and community outreach.

Reaching Out will explore the concept and value of cross community engagement and outreach through the eyes of community practitioners. They discuss what impact decades of outreach has had on them personally and in relation to their own political, cultural and Social backgrounds.

Celebrating Community Diversity

The Hindu Association Derry~Londonderry presents a series of  pre-recorded interviews with people from the Indian community and their experiences of relocating to Derry ~ Londonderry. These interviews consist of people of all ages how they felt about integrating into the local community and how they celebrate their culture.

The politics of identity with Lord Patten

Lord Patten of Barnes’ speech earlier this year in Belfast City Hall to mark the 20th anniversary of the Equality Commission and the NI Human Rights Commission touched on his memories of Dr Ian Paisley when he first came to Northern Ireland, and talks about the reform of policing and Northern Ireland’s changing society.

Content filmed and edited by Alan Meban

Does political violence work. A talk by Professor Richard English

A talk by Professor Richard English. Richard English is Professor of Politics at Queen’s University Belfast, where he is also Distinguished Professorial Fellow in the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, and the University’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation and Engagement.

Between 2011 and 2016 he was Wardlaw Professor of Politics in the School of International Relations, and Director of the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St Andrews. He is the author of eight books, including the award-winning studies Armed Struggle: The History of the IRA (2003) and Irish Freedom: The History of Nationalism in Ireland (2006). His most recent book, Does Terrorism Work? A History, was published by Oxford University Press.

He is a frequent media commentator on terrorism and political violence, and on Irish politics and history.

Content filmed and edited by Alan Meban.

Beyond Belfast Rural Practitioners Programme

Rural Community Network brought rural practitioners together to discuss issues, challenges working across rural Northern Ireland in peace building, but also looking at solutions and the possibility of networking and partnership working going forward.